Christy Mathewson

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Christy Mathewson (1880-1925) was a Major League Baseball pitcher for the New York Giants (1900-1916) and Cincinnati Reds (1916). In his professional career from 1900 to 1916 he won 373 games of the 635 he pitched in while only losing 188 and is still the current record holder for most wins in a season by a National League pitcher with 37 (1908)[1]. In 1936, He was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Mathewson attended, but did not graduate from, Bucknell University. The University's football stadium is named after him.

References

  1. http://www.baseballhalloffame.org/hofers/detail.jsp?playerId=118422
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